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All @ Sea - What's next for The Navigator?

Know your VTS - Vessel Traffic Services are harmonised around the world – but did you know that there are three different types of service, and how the three compare?

Communications & VTS - Share the message- Jillian Carson-Jackson FNI FRIN examines the processes behind effective communications between vessels and VTS

WATCHOUT - Stopping trouble before it starts - While we usually look at cases where things have gone wrong, this time we explore three times where timely intervention from ReefVTS, a coastal VTS that provides navigational assistance service in Australia, has stopped an ongoing incident where a vessel was heading for trouble

Who's navigating- Keeping it in the family- Port of London Authority VTS Officer Emma-Louise Negus was inspired by her father to follow in his footsteps and pursue a life in the marine industry and VTS

WAYPOINT - Comparing the bigger picture - Dr Andy Norris, an active Fellow of The Nautical Institute and the Royal Institute of Navigation, compares VTS and marine communications with the specifics of Air Traffic Control

Take 10- Exploring 10 tips of VTS communications and how to promote best practice.

 

09 Feb 2024

WAYPOINT : Taking back control

George Shaw from the Royal Institute of Navigation looks at feedback control systems in DP and asks what safety lessons can be learned from the marine and aviation sectors when it comes to their use

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09 Feb 2024

How Dynamic Positioning helps offshore vessels remain stable and safe

Qasim Masood AFNI, Head of Qualifications Marine and Offshore at The Nautical Institute, examines the wide variety of ships, support vessels and specialist craft that use Dynamic Positioning to ensure their safety in the offshore oil and gas industry

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09 Feb 2024

Take 10: Issue 35

Dynamic positioning offers many exciting career opportunities. Read on for ten key insights into this take 10 highly skilled area of operations.

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09 Feb 2024

What is Dynamic Positioning?

Qasim Masood AFNI, Head of Qualifications Marine and Offshore at The Nautical Institute, looks at the technology behind Dynamic Positioning and explores the seven components that allows it to function.

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09 Feb 2024

Who's navigating? From Dynamic Positioning to marine consultancy

Tow Master and Marine Consultant Tom Feakins discusses the career opportunities that his DP training has given him

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09 Feb 2024

WATCHOUT - DP system failure on diving support vessel leads to serious incident

In this series, we take a look at maritime accident reports and the lessons that can be learned

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09 Feb 2024

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28 Sep 2023

Who's navigating? The right place at the right time

Marine Pilot Jason Rebello AFNI talks about his life as a pilot in Western Australia and how AIS forms an integral part of his role, from both a pilotage and VTS perspective

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28 Sep 2023

All at Sea - The Navigator Issue 34

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